Jefferson County

Lawmakers say DISCLOSE Act would bring campaign donations out of the shadows

A proposed Senate bill and its companion in the House could provide Washington citizens greater transparency… Continue reading

Activities mark MLK Day

Free entrance into Olympic National Park is one of the events marking Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day today. Entrance fees, which are $25 per… Continue reading

Free tech classes offered in Quilcene, Hadlock

The Jefferson County Library will host free technology classes in Quilcene and Port Hadlock on Tuesday. In Quilcene, the class will run from 11 a.m.… Continue reading

Donations to keep Chimacum teen center open

Donations to keep Chimacum teen center open

The Jefferson Teen Center was set to close for good Friday. Funding had dried up and there was no way to pay the… Continue reading

Donations to keep Chimacum teen center open

BUSINESS BRIEFS: Cosmetologist hired at Port Angeles salon; KONP announces week’s lineup

Shear Elegance at 210 E. Fourth St. recently hired cosmetologist Alysha Graham. Graham has been to hair shows and has taken a… Continue reading

EYE ON BUSINESS: This week’s meetings

Luncheon meetings are usually Wednesdays at noon at Blakeslee’s Bar & Grill, 1222 S. Forks Ave. This Wednesday’s gathering will… Continue reading

EYE ON JEFFERSON: County considers mediation with D’Amico

The three Jefferson County commissioners will consider mediation to resolve a dispute with Joe D’Amico and the Fort Discovery Corp., when they meet at 9… Continue reading

Some Clallam beaches reopen for shellfish harvesting

Beaches on the Strait of Juan de Fuca from Cape Flattery east to the Lyre River have been reopened for recreational shellfish… Continue reading

Thank you! Peninsula Home Fund donations at $218,004

Thank you! Peninsula Home Fund donations at $218,004

Thank you! You contributed to remember and honor loved ones. You contributed as groups, couples or individuals. Some of you contributed anonymously. All of you… Continue reading

Thank you! Peninsula Home Fund donations at $218,004

U.S. justices to hear Washington appeal of salmon habitat culvert order

The U.S. Supreme Court will review a court order that could force Washington state to pay billions… Continue reading

A GROWING CONCERN: For many reasons, now is the time to prune

PRUNING. THERE IS no question in my mind that, by far, the best thing that I do horticulturally is pruning. But that is only because… Continue reading

BIRD WATCH: Tiny teal are eye-catching attraction

COMBINE A CLEAR, crisp winter day with an estuary’s quiet backwater, and you can almost always expect to see several green-winged teal. This smallest of… Continue reading

HELP LINE: Equitable relief extended through Sept. 30

THIS COLUMN IS going to be about health insurance, and it’s going to be pretty technical. What I’m going to go on about won’t touch… Continue reading

HORSEPLAY: Port Angeles couple make saddles, other leather goods

HORSEPLAY: Port Angeles couple make saddles, other leather goods

HELLO EVERYONE, MEET the Millers. After meeting Guy and Kathy Miller last weekend I was excited to discover they are among the excellent artisans and… Continue reading

HORSEPLAY: Port Angeles couple make saddles, other leather goods

Kilmer telephone town hall set Thursday

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Derek Kilmer plans a telephone town hall at 6 p.m. Thursday to hear to hear from constituents about the issues that… Continue reading

PENINSULA KITCHEN: Kale offers tasty green way to New Year

IT SHOULDN’T COME as a huge surprise to anyone who knows me or has read many of my columns, that I don’t prescribe to the… Continue reading

Water Street work in Port Townsend necessary but slowing business, owners say

Water Street work in Port Townsend necessary but slowing business, owners say

Downtown business owners worried about their future say they already have seen significant drops in sales since construction began on Water Street… Continue reading

Water Street work in Port Townsend necessary but slowing business, owners say

State bill takes aim at salmon farms

A state Senate committee is considering a bill that could bring an end to some of… Continue reading

Port to move ahead on bond for breakwater repair

Port to move ahead on bond for breakwater repair

Port of Port Townsend commissioners Wednesday directed the port to work toward securing a $3.2 million bond to complete the Point Hudson… Continue reading

Port to move ahead on bond for breakwater repair
Four young Jefferson women to vie for Rhody titles, scholarships

Four young Jefferson women to vie for Rhody titles, scholarships

Four young women were introduced to the public Sunday as royalty candidates for the 83rd annual Rhododendron Festival, scheduled for May 14-19.… Continue reading

Four young Jefferson women to vie for Rhody titles, scholarships